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February 2017

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Mentor Monday : Community Crit

February 6 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Mentor Monday

Mentor Monday is a once a month gathering of students, alumni, and friends of the college. We meet the first Monday of the month to discuss work, learn from faculty demos, Skype with artists from all over, and make connects that we hope form mentor/mentee relationships. On Monday, Feb. 6 we will have our 2nd Community Critique. This will be an informal gathering of artists – sharing work and sharing opinions. We will be critiquing works in progress and completed…

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Reception | Image and Object: Works by Adam Hawk & Joe Morzuch

February 10 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Adam Hawk Joe Morzuch

Nationally recognized as artists and MCA instructors in Metals and Painting/Drawing, Adam Hawk and Joe Morzuch will present a collaborative exhibition in the MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square. Though Hawk and Morzuch are experts in seemingly disparate media, both of their works are informed by the shapes and forms found in natural and urban settings. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sunday from 1–5 p.m. and on show nights.

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Class | Free Family Art Workshop

February 11 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Join us on the first Saturday of every month (some exceptions) for a free family art activity at Memphis College of Art. Workshops will include drawing, painting, sculpture and more and are open to all ages and experience levels! *IMPORTANT: All families in attendance must include at least one parent/guardian and at least one child (a minor under 18 years of age).* These workshops are free, but donations are always appreciated (recommended donation is $10 per family). Walk-ins are…

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Visiting Art Historian Dr. A. Victor Coonin

February 23 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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A Victor Coonin

Dr. A. Victor Coonin is the James F. Ruffin Professor of Art History at Rhodes College, where he has taught since 1995. A distinguished Art Historian, Professor Coonin has published widely on Italian Renaissance Art as historian, critic and reviewer. Professor Coonin is the author of a monograph on Michelangelo’s David called From Marble to Flesh: The Biography of Michelangelo’s David, published in 2014. He has written dozens of influential articles, encyclopedia essays, and catalogue entries for leading European and…

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Visiting Artist Erik Valind

February 28 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Erik Valind

Internationally recognized photographer Erik Valind will present a Visiting Artist lecture to the MCA community and the public. Valind, a freelance photographer based in New York and and Image Master with Tamron, specializes in commercial lifestyle photography and environmental portraiture.

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March 2017

Free


Visiting Artist Fidencio Fifield-Perez

March 2 @ 12:15 pm1:45 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Fidencio Fifield-Perez

MCA alumnus Fidencio Fifield-Perez (formerly Martínez) will give a presentation as part of MCA’s Visiting Artist lecture series surrounding his exhibition in the Rust Hall Main Gallery, 39. El Nopal: No one visits the nopal until it bears fruit. His exhibition will be on view Feb. 13-April 18 in the Rust Hall Main Gallery. Fifield-Perez will lecture on the benefits of expanding one’s practice beyond the studio and harnessing our individual narratives and identities for a more inclusive community—to not…

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Reception | 39. El Nopal by Fidencio Fifield-Perez

March 3 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Fidencio Fifield-Perez

Memphis College of Art will host a reception honoring the works of MCA alumnus Fidencio Fifield-Perez (formerly Martínez) in the exhibition 39. El Nopal: No one visits the nopal until it bears fruit. The show will be on view in the Rust Hall Main Gallery Feb. 13-April 18. The show and reception are free and open to the public, as well as his Visiting Artist lecture on March 2. Fifield-Perez’s work focuses on labor, societal perceptions of Los Invisibles, and…

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Reception | Circles: Works by Emily Miller

March 3 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Emily Miller

This reception will take place concurrent with the reception for 39. El Nopal, installations by Fidencio Fified-Perez. The exhibition will be on view in the Rust Hall Alumni Gallery Feb. 13-April 18. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

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Class | Free Family Art Workshop

March 4 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 6, 2017

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Join us on the first Saturday of every month (some exceptions) for a free family art activity at Memphis College of Art. Workshops will include drawing, painting, sculpture and more and are open to all ages and experience levels! *IMPORTANT: All families in attendance must include at least one parent/guardian and at least one child (a minor under 18 years of age).* These workshops are free, but donations are always appreciated (recommended donation is $10 per family). Walk-ins are…

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Entrepreneurial Workshop 1: Legally Protect Your Work

March 21 @ 12:15 pm1:45 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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Entrepreneurial Workshop 1

MCA’s Director of Professional Practices will host a 3-part Lunch & Learn Entrepreneurial Workshop series for current students and alumni that will offer important and helpful information about how to start a business. During this session, you will learn about licensing images, copywriting, trademarking and elements of a partnership contract. The other two sessions are March 28 & April 4. For more information, contact Andrea Crowley at acrowley@mca.edu.

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